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  1. Xenophon IV

    Xenophon IV: Memorabilia, Oeconomicus, Symposium, Apology [Hardback]

    E. C. Marchant (Editor)

    £16.95

    ISBN: 9780674996953
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Volume: LCL 168
    Xenophon (ca. 430 to ca. 354 BCE), a member of a wealthy but politically quietist Athenian family and an admirer of Socrates, left Athens in 401 BCE to serve as a mercenary commander for Cyrus the Younger of Persia, then joined t... .... Learn More
  2. Thucydides and the Idea of History

    Thucydides and the Idea of History [Paperback]

    Neville Morley (Author)

    £15.99

    ISBN: 9781848851702
    Published by : Tauris & Co Ltd
    From the eighteenth century onwards, the ancient Greek writer Thucydides (c 460 - c 395 BCE) was viewed as the most important classical historian. He was acclaimed not only as a vital source for reconstructing antiquity but as a p... .... Learn More
  3. Hindsight in Greek and Roman History

    Hindsight in Greek and Roman History [Hardback]

    Anton Powell (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781905125586
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    One of the most fertile and fast-developing themes of recent historiography is treated by the 10 new papers in this volume. The history of the ancient world has traditionally been studied with a view to tracing the origins of those grand develo... .... Learn More
  4. Textual Rivals

    Textual Rivals: Self-Presentation in Herodotus' Histories [Hardback]

    David Branscome (Author)

    £60.50

    ISBN: 9780472118946
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
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  5. The Romance Between Greece and the East

    The Romance Between Greece and the East [Hardback]

    Tim Whitmarsh (Editor); Stuart Thomson (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107038240
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The contact zones between the Greco-Roman world and the Near East represent one of the most exciting and fast-moving areas of ancient-world studies. This new collection of essays, by world-renowned experts (and some new voices) in... .... Learn More
  6. Ancestral Fault in Ancient Greece

    Ancestral Fault in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Renaud Gagne (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781107039803
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ancestral fault is a core idea of Greek literature. 'The guiltless will pay for the deeds later: either the man's children, or his descendants thereafter', said Solon in the sixth century BC, a statement echoed throughout the rest... .... Learn More
  7. Encyclopaedism from Antiquity to the Renaissance

    Encyclopaedism from Antiquity to the Renaissance [Hardback]

    Jason Konig (Editor); Greg Woolf (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107038233
    There is a rich body of encyclopaedic writing which survives from the two millennia before the Enlightenment. This book sheds new light on that material. It traces the development of traditions of knowledge ordering which stretch... .... Learn More
  8. Kinship in Thucydides

    Kinship in Thucydides: Intercommunal Ties and Historical Narrative [Hardback]

    Maria Fragoulaki (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780199697779
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This volume explores the relationship between Thucydides and ancient Greek historiography, sociology, and culture. Presenting a new interpretation of the Peloponnesian War and its historian, it focuses on the role of emotions and ... .... Learn More
  9. Experience and Teleology in Ancient Historiography

    Experience and Teleology in Ancient Historiography: Futures Past from Herodotus to Augustine [Hardback]

    Jonas Grethlein (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781107040281
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The past is narrated in retrospect. Historians can either capitalize on the benefit of hindsight and give their narratives a strongly teleological design or they may try to render the past as it was experienced by historical agent... .... Learn More
  10. Archimedes and the Roman Imagination

    Archimedes and the Roman Imagination [Paperback]

    Mary Jaeger (Author)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9780472035717
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    The great mathematician Archimedes, a Sicilian Greek whose machines defended Syracuse against the Romans during the Second Punic War, was killed by a Roman after the city fell, yet it is largely Roman sources, and Greek texts aime... .... Learn More

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